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Eriostemon (now Philotheca)

Genus Species: Eriostemon (now Philotheca)

Common / Product Name: Flower Girl


Available Sizes

Height x Width: 1 – 1.5m x 1.00 – 1.50m

Pruning: Light Medium

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Spring

Flower Colour: The most prolific flowerer of the Phiotheca myoporoides, masses of white star like flowers.

Irrigation: Not as hardy in comparison to the same species of this Genus. Will require watering over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: High to medium frost tolerance temperatures as low as -7°C.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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